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Santa Rosa’s Ygrene Energy Fund poised to soar with green-upgrade loans

July 26, 2016
According to Stacey Lawson, CEO of Ygrene Energy, the property accessed clean energy (PACE) financing program is poised…

FHA says it will approve mortgages with energy improvement assessments

July 22, 2016
In a reversal, the Federal Housing Administration said this week it would approve mortgages on properties with energy…

Feds ease rules on homes with PACE green-upgrade loans

July 22, 2016
 The federal government has announced new guidelines that will make it easier for the sale and financing of homes with…

President Obama endorses support of Ygrene's PACE financing structure.

July 21, 2016
President Obama endorses support of Ygrene's PACE financing structure. "We generate over 30x more solar power than we…

SolarWakeup Live Podcast with Louis Lalonde and Mark Colby

July 15, 2016
Ygrene's Louis Lalonde and Mark Colby talk with Frank Andorka about the solar industry and PACE financing.

Slower growth does not reflect weaker demand for rooftop solar, installers say

July 14, 2016
Slowing growth among the largest residential solar installers is not a sign of weakening consumer demand, developers…

After a slow start, PACE financing picking up in Florida

July 6, 2016
Since Florida’s Supreme Court upheld the state's Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) law against challenges last…

People on the move at Ygrene Energy Fund

July 5, 2016
Peter Orrell and Mark Colby have joined Santa Rosa-based Ygrene Energy Fund. Orrell, who has worked for 20-plus years…

A Roofing Contractor Drives Sales and Leads with Fast and Easy Energy-efficiency Financing

July 5, 2016
After 15 years in the roofing business, I’ve seen countless construction, design trends and sales methods change over…

Sustainable Home and Business: Ygrene Financing Makes It Easy

June 24, 2016
Ygrene makes it easy and painless to finance eco-friendly projects with 100% financing and no money down. They don’t…